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Leicester’s Kasper Schmeichel plays heroic role in 3-2 victory at West Ham

Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel celebrates at the end of the match

Not for the first time this week Kasper Schmeichel was the Leicester City hero. Robert Snodgrass’s free-kick had squirmed through the Leicester wall and fallen to Andy Carroll and a dramatic West Ham United equaliser looked inevitable. Carroll drew back his left foot and prepared to land the decisive blow. He made solid contact with the ball. The crowd was poised, ready to lift the roof off the London Stadium.

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Leicester City's Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy celebrate after Wes Morgan scores their first goal

Towards the end of a relentless, slightly hysterical night at the King Power Stadium Jamie Vardy could be seen punching himself repeatedly in the face. It seemed in the moment absolutely fine; all things considered entirely the right thing to do. He had just scampered 40 yards in pursuit of Riyad Mahrez before whumping his cutback miles over the bar with the goal gaping.

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Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel celebrates at the end of the match

Leicester’s Kasper Schmeichel plays heroic role in 3-2 victory at West Ham

Not for the first time this week Kasper Schmeichel was the Leicester City hero. Robert Snodgrass’s free-kick had squirmed through the Leicester wall and fallen to Andy Carroll and a dramatic West Ham United equaliser looked inevitable. Carroll drew back his left foot and prepared to land the decisive blow. He made solid contact with the ball. The crowd was poised, ready to lift the roof off the London Stadium.